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How I Feel - Monologues, Drama

How I Feel

Dennis A. Allen II

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Monologues, Drama

1m

ISBN: 9780573705687

A part of the collection Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

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The New Black Fest’s HANDS UP: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

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Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
$100 with other plays in collection


Description

Monologues

Drama

10 minutes

Time Period - Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

CAUTIONS

Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage

Dennis A. Allen II's monologue very boldly and clearly states the frustrations of everyone who recognizes the injustices done to the black community by poice officers. In solidarity the playwright asks that you raise your hands up during the monologue.

A part of the collection Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments

REVIEWS 

“[A] stirring and often raw compilation. – Broad Street ReviewRead More

“These short monologues chronicle each author's encounters with the daily indecencies of racial profiling, stop-and-frisk, harassment, and casual racism inflicted by police, media, and society in general…each author delivers a brutally honest telling of their own experience.” – Philly.com, Read More 

Hands Up: 7 Playwrights; 7 Testaments makes the idea of "conversation" more than a hopeful shibboleth. With community involvement baked in, it responds directly to the world.” – Indy WeekRead More


Hands Up received its world premiere at Flashpoint Theatre Company at the University of the Arts on June 13, 2015, directed by Joanna Settle.

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CASTING

1m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Role(s) for Black Actor(s)

Videos
  • Hands Up at the National Black Theatre

Author
Dennis A. Allen II

Dennis A. Allen II

Dennis A. Allen II is an actor, playwright, and New York native, who takes his mantra from Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist: “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only real obligation.” After receiving his BA in Communications, Dennis tried his hand at acting, thinking it would be a hobby, and auditioned for a local repertory company. He landed the role of Moon in a production of Tom Stoppard’s The ... view full profile

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